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National Summary


Most places dry this afternoon, apart from a few patches of drizzle, with bright or sunny spells developing a little more widely. Warm and humid with top temperatures of 19 to 23 degrees. Outbreaks of rain will develop along the southwest coast later, however, spreading across Munster and Connacht this evening. Light winds at first, becoming moderate southerly this evening.


Mild and humid tonight with persistent, and at times, heavy rain, sweeping northeastwards over the country, to affect all areas for a time. Temperatures not falling below 13 to 16 degrees in freshening southerly winds.


Tomorrow, Wednesday, cloud and rain will quickly clear away eastwards during the morning with sunny spells gradually increasing from the west. The afternoon will start mostly dry but scattered showers will soon develop, some heavy and possibly thundery in parts of the west and north. Feeling cooler than recent days with highs of 16 to 20 degrees in moderate to fresh west to southwest winds, becoming strong and gusty along Atlantic coasts by evening.


Wednesday night: A windy night with fresh to strong southwest winds gusting to gale force in parts of the west and north where there will be widespread heavy showers, scattered elsewhere. Minimum temperatures 10 to 13 degrees.Thursday: Very windy with fresh to strong southwesterly winds gusting to gale force. A mixture of sunny spells and passing heavy showers and feeling cool with highest temperatures 15 to 18 degrees. Staying quite windy Thursday night with clear spells and some passing showers and minimum temperatures 10 to 14 degrees.Friday: A blustery day with sunny spells and scattered showers and temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees. There is a possibility of heavy showers Friday afternoon and evening and in particular there is a possibility of a heavy period of rain over Munster and south Leinster so please keep in touch with the latest forecasts.Weekend: Blustery with sunny spells and passing showers and temperatures in the range 16 to 20 degrees..

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

East-Northeast, 6 Knots, Cloudy, 14 Miles, 1016, Falling slowly

Dublin Airport

East-Southeast, 6 Knots, Mist, 8 Miles, 1016, Falling slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

West, 3 Knots, Wave ht:0.6 m, The visibility at Tuskar is 5 Miles, 1017, Falling slowly

Roches Point Automatic

Southeast, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 15 Miles, 1016, Falling slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

South, 4 Knots, Cloudy, 11 Miles, 1016, Falling slowly

Valentia Automatic

South, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1015, Falling slowly

Mace Head Automatic

Southeast, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 1015, Falling slowly

Belmullet Automatic

South-Southwest, 5 Knots, Fair, 13 Miles, 1015, Falling slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

Southeast, 3 Knots, Wave ht:0.4 m, 1016, Falling slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

East-Southeast, 9 Knots, Wave height not available, 1016, Falling slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

South-Southwest, 10 Knots, Wave ht: 1.5 m, 1012, Falling slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.

Weather Warnings

Small Craft Warning

South to southwest winds will increase force 6 overnight and tomorrow morning on all Irish coasts.